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2019 Cuba Special Weapons News



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  • Saudi Arabia, Cuba Among World's Worst in Fighting Human Trafficking, US Says VOA 20 Jun 2019 -- Saudi Arabia and Cuba are now on a list of countries the United States considers derelict in their responsibilities to combat human trafficking, raising the risk of sanctions against those countries.
  • Russian Deputy Prime Minister Pledges Moscow's Support to Cuba Amid US Sanctions Sputnik 05 Jun 2019 -- Moscow sees Havana as its "pivotal" ally in Latin America and will make every effort to support Cuba amid US sanctions pressure, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said at a meeting with his Cuban counterpart, Ricardo Cabrisas.
  • Treasury and Commerce Implement Changes to Cuba Sanctions Rules US Treasury 04 Jun 2019 -- "Today, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) unveiled amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) to further implement the President's foreign policy on Cuba. These amendments complement changes to the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which Commerce is also unveiling today."
  • US Imposes New Restrictions on Travel to Cuba VOA 04 Jun 2019 -- The U.S. Treasury Department has tightened restrictions on travel to Cuba in retaliation to the country's "destabilizing role" in the western hemispheric region.

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  • Russia cements Cuba ties with aviation fleet overhaul Press TV 26 Jan 2019 -- Russia says it will help Cuba overhaul its flag carrier, Cubana de Aviacion, which is hardly hit by persisting US economic sanctions against the Caribbean island country.
  • Secretary's Determination of 45-Day Suspension Under Title III of LIBERTAD Act US Dept. of State 16 Jan 2019 -- The Secretary of State reported on January 16, 2019, to the appropriate Congressional committees that, consistent with section 306(c)(2) of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 (22 U.S.C. 6021 - 6091) and the authority delegated to the Secretary by the President on January 31, 2013, the Secretary made a determination to suspend for forty-five days beyond February 1, 2019, the right to bring an action under Title III of the Act.
  • Castro castigates US for 'return to confrontation' with Cuba Press TV 02 Jan 2019 -- Cuba's Communist Party leader Raul Castro has slammed the administration of US President Donald Trump for resorting back to hostile policies toward the Caribbean nation as well as meddling in Latin America.



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